How do I find out about my savings bond with very limited information about the person who bought it?

When I was born my paternal grandmother bought a savings bond to pay for my college and she died about a year after that. My mom cannot remember that much about my grandmother and she never had her social security number (which the US Treasury requires to find out about a savings bond). I am no longer on speaking terms with my father and I don’t know if he was also put on the savings bond and if so, then I don’t know if he has cashed it already. I would just like to find out whether I have it or not to pay off my student loans.

Asked on March 6, 2012 under Business Law, Texas


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